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Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers swap top picks: Report


    Agence France-Presse

Los Angeles | Sun, June 18, 2017 | 04:25 pm
Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers swap top picks: Report Boston Celtics T-shirts are seen on seats prior to Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (AFP/Getty Images/Adam Glanzman)

The Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed in principle on a trade that would give the 76ers the top pick in the 2017 NBA entry draft, US media reported Saturday.

Multiple outlets reported the deal and said the 76ers would to use the first overall pick to take University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz at Thursday's draft at Barclays Center arena in New York.

Fultz worked out for the 76ers in Philadelphia on Saturday.

The Celtics hold the No. 1 pick and the 76ers have No. 3. The deal is expected to be announced Monday since the league offices are closed on weekends.

The 76ers would have to give up their third pick. The Celtics would also receive at least one more high pick.

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